Friday, June 25, 2010

Compost upgrade


I finally replaced my old system for collecting kitchen scraps for my compost pile.

I spent a fun date day with my youngest daughter (who's getting married in October).  We shopped and thrifted to our hearts content.

We visited a World Market about an hour from our home to see what kind of treasures we could find. 

This is what I came home with:


I have seen these compost buckets in catalogs for $25-$30 dollars.  I paid $14.99 for mine. 


It fits nicely under my kitchen sink next to the produce wash I use.  It's cute enough to stay on the counter but I just don't have the room to keep it there. 

3 comments:

  1. I have that same compost bucket and love it!

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  2. Hey, I have that same bucket. I use it mostly in winter when I don't get out as often - in summer, I have a diaper pail on the deck hiding under the BBQ cover! I will have to take some time to look through your blog as I am always looking for ways to make the most of my home! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!

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  3. I like your little bucket. Where did you find it for such a great price? We use an old coffee can under the sink for our compost, your's is much nicer.

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